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Sensibly Script reports back on Thyme Chai by Balcony Tea. . . .

This tea is truly an adventure–and yet warm and comforting at the same time! I brewed it in freshly boiled water (~8-10 oz) for 3 minutes as suggested. I love loose leaf tea, but the pyramid sachets this tea comes in are super cute and convenient. It’s just one less step (putting the tea into the brew basket) but can make a big difference, especially if you’re in a hurry. I don’t think I’ve ever had a Thyme tea before, so this was new and exciting to me. This tea doesn’t seem to have any other herbs/spices besides thyme (the Read More

Maple Cheesecake Tie Guan Yin from 52Teas . . . . .

This tea makes me want to use hip words like “yaaaaaaaaaaassss” and “slaaaay, queen.” It makes me want to actually USE my SnapChat account so I can post a picture of my mug and put, like, an overjoyed smiley on it and some sort of catchy phrase underneath. Maybe “tea on fleek”? This tea comes in cute rolled-up little balls that remind me of hedgehogs when they’re all snuggled in. When you get them in the water, they majestically unfurl into pretty leaves. The resulting taste is a vegetal, sweet, syruppy, ever-so-slightly nutty flavor. I’m not really getting cheesecake from Read More

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#MusicandTeaMonday: Mango Rose Daiquiri from 52Teas

“What’s a daiquiri?” A daiquiri is a concoction involving rum, sugar, and citrus. So this tea means I’m supposed to be on the lookout for: 1) Mango 2) Rose 3) Rum 4) Citrus 5) Sweetener When I drink this, I mostly just get rose on a black base. I have no idea what happened to the other ingredients. Which is okay, actually, because mango isn’t my favorite, and I have no concept of how “rum” would translate into a tea.    In an effort to get the other flavors to emerge, I tried this cold afterward. It tasted like soap. Read More